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Ranger's Apprentice: The Icebound Land

by John Flanagan
  • Three stars
    Give it a try, if you have the time.
    Warning - SPOILER! Overall, I thought this 3rd book of the series was pretty decent, but not the best book ever. Furthermore, I thought the first half of the book started out slower and the author really liked to describe things in great detail. However, the second half of the book's pace quickened, had more action, and caught my attention more. I think I'll still continue on with the series, though, because it ended with me sitting on the edge of my seat, interested in what's going to happen next. To add on, the book ended with a ranger named Halt and an apprentice warrior named Horace, still in search of Halt's ranger apprentice and a princess. I thought it was a good idea that the author chose to have the apprentice and the princess continue to move farther away from Halt and Horace, because they kept on getting captured. Also suggested: Another series is the Brotherband Chronicles that was also by John Flanagan.
    Madeline E. Grade 8